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More Information: Rhododendron 'Molly Smith'

R. 'Molly Smith' 
Photo: Harold Greer

Predominant Flower Color:  White

Flower/Truss Description:  Flower openly funnel-shaped, 2" across, creamy white with prominent orange blotch in brush strokes on dorsal lobe. Held in conical trusses of up to 12 flowers.

Fragrant:  No

Bloom Time:  Early Midseason to Midseason

Foliage Description / Plant Habit:  Leaves oblanceolate, acute apex, cuneate base, 3" long, of heavy texture, green with gray-brown indumentum, leaves retained 3-4 years. Rounded, well-branched plant.

Height:  4  feet in 10 years.

Cold Hardiness Temp:  0F  ( -18C)

Parentage  (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent): 
   degronianum ssp yakushimanum 'Koichiro Wada' x Mrs Furnivall

Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L):  E

Hybridizer:  Smith, C.

Registration Reference:  ARS 821/843

Note: Bloom time and 10 year height information are approximate and can vary dependent on weather and growing conditions.
Cold hardiness temperature is also an approximate value.

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